JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Cougars are off and running toward the start of the 2022 football season after day one of practice on Monday. The Chattanooga Purple Pounders visit Reynolds Field a month from tonight on August 19 for a Friday night 7:30pm showdown. The Cougars won their first-ever meeting with the Pounders 42-24 in last year’s first game.

Heat Acclimatization Week – Week of July 18
Day 1: Helmets Only
Day 2: Helmets Only
Day 3: Helmets and Shoulder Pads Only (No pants or tights below the knee)
Day 4: Helmets and Shoulder Pads Only (No pants or tights below the knee)
Day 5: Helmets and Shoulder Pads Only (No pants or tights below the knee)

Starting the week of July 25
Full padded practices may begin for individuals who have participated in 2 days of helmets only
and 3 days of helmets and shoulder pads.
Practice time shall not exceed 3 hours in a single practice.
Double practice days may begin, but shall not occur on consecutive days.
If there are multiple practices on a single day, only one session per day should include full
contact. The total practice time may not exceed 5 hours, with practices separated by at least 3
hours of rest in a cool environment. On single-practice days, 1 walk-through is permitted,
separated from the practice by at least 3 hours of continuous rest. On double-practice days,
walk-throughs are not permitted unless the time of the walk-through is counted towards the
total practice time.
If weather postpones a practice, the practice may resume after conditions are deemed safe and
the remainder of the allotted practice time may be completed.

Campbell opens the regular season on Friday, August 19, at 7:30pm, when the Central Purple Pounders out of Chattanooga visit Dossett Stadium. WLAF will also be there for all the radio, TV and internet coverage as Les Martin and Brent Allen return for their 12th season of calling the action over the WLAF – Doyle’s Tire Shop Sports Network. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/19/2022-6AM)